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I Am Unhappy In a Relationship

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    11-10-10 *This story was back in November as well, with the guy I dated for a couple months... worst decision ever. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    If You’ll Just Love Me Too

    What can I do to win your heart? What is it about me that sets me apart? How can I show you the way I really feel? How can I prove to you that my love is real? Every time I reach out to touch you, you take a step in the opposite direction. I can never understand the way you feel...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M Oct 29, 2012

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    When Will I Be Happy Again?

    I am in love with a man that do not love me the same way that I love him. Sometimeshe make me feel so good but other times he treat me like a child. I am pregnant with his child and he does not want me to work. He moves his cousin that I do not even know in our home and tells me...
    deered deered 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2010

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    Unhappy and Don't Know How to Leave

    Hello,I've been in a steady relationship with a guy for almost four years.Sometimes we get along really good. Other time we are at each .As long as everything is going his way everything is wonderful, but he doesn,t want me to anything away from him.He doesn't want me to have any...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    I Found the Only Person Who Doesn't Want a Relationship!

    Most people in this world WANT to find someone to love and be loved by. Most people want to find that special person to share their life with. Most people want to live a life with their best friend, lover & partner! I found the one person in life who doesn't seem to care...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Alone!

    I am in a relationship with someone who loves himself more than he loves me. He does love me don't get me wrong but I am not the most important thing in the world to him. 7 months ago we had a baby boy which adds to the stress. I just find that he wants to party...
    Crystal7 Crystal7 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    My bad relationships, have made me a better person. And I've had several bad ones. I wasn't happy in these relationships. I was treated very badly. But after I became a mother, it...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    I'm a gay 24 year old male. I'm interested in a relationship. you can have kids. you can not have kids. you can want them or not. just know that I am a broken person and I'm...
    That1GayHairdresser That1GayHairdresser 22-25, M 50 mins ago

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    I had a relationship with someone almost 20 years older than me. And even if it didn't end well, i wouldn't mind being with someone much older than me again.
    northernwoman83 northernwoman83 31-35 9 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm in an interracial relationship - I'm white and my girlfriend is Latina. It's kinda funny because I grew up in a highly majority-white town, and I never really thought about...
    Tezh Tezh 22-25, M 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Your relationship is only as real as your emotions .... Without the feelings no relationship has life to it .... Me and my girlfriend Alex share this connection<3<3<3...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a 19 year old female who has never been in a relationship. It never bothered me until recently. Many people I know have already been in several relationships. I just feel that...
    happypancake happypancake 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've made the mistake twice now going into a relationship and they are from a different country, and we're not born in the UK like me. Both I found on pof a dating website. I am a...
    AliChan25 AliChan25 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Recently, one of the women that I used to date made false accusations towards me and tried to “bait” me to engage in an argument. To be honest, I was reckless with the way I...
    mikeeshoe mikeeshoe 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    here is my experience: I was in relationship with a person with NPD, fortunately i realized that he was a narcist in an early phase of oir relationship, when I was trying to break...
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok, I know relationships can be complicated and you have to give space to people when they are going through stressful times, but is it too much to ask that you at least send me a...
    Cheemoni Cheemoni 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Is anyone fairly content living in a relationship like this? I think my partner and I are usually content without a rip roaring sex life. Everything else in our relationship is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Chains and Change Our relationship is a chain. It's a series of links, each one separate and unique, but joined together for a common cause. Every link of that chain is formed in...
    Ourjourneyoftrust Ourjourneyoftrust 70+ 1 Response Feb 5

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    what would you do if you got blamed for everything in a relationship? maybe it was your fault or not
    Highhopes84 Highhopes84 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 5

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    In order to have a great relationship the most important thing is communication and that you are both on board with what is happening. Everyone has a different idea of what a great...
    Inj3ction Inj3ction 22-25, M Feb 4

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    I mean I would love to be in a relationship. I want to know what it's like to be in a relationship. But for as long as I can remember, I was one to never be able to keep a long...
    MrIppikodoku MrIppikodoku 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    so...this is what I thought back before I met my boyfriend, it was strange I never thought he would want to do that, he told me he loved me and called me beautiful but after we...
    PoetryApocolypse PoetryApocolypse 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    There has been one "relationship" in my life that has been toxic. I met Nick online several years ago. He said all the right things, wanted to spend time with me, claimed to...
    mica3021 mica3021 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    My bf and I started dating a year ago. He was just coming out of a relationship with the mother of their then 2 year old child. He hid the relationship for a long time, but then...
    franklymydear42 franklymydear42 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    It hurts mostly everyday I still get emotional I can still picture everything that happened I can still feel her hands banging against my head. How the first month's it was just...
    Introvertedchild18 Introvertedchild18 18-21 2 Responses Feb 1

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    continuation… She was unhappy with the relationship that they have with her boyfriend, I told her that I will not let her love me more than him, what I just want is let me love...
    stunnedprincess stunnedprincess 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Rebirth, and Rediscovery. It's been a year since we met, an amazing year of two people coming together and becoming a couple. And as with all relationships there have been ups and...
    Ourjourneyoftrust Ourjourneyoftrust 70+ 1 Response Jan 31

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    Here's how to spot it!1. You feel on-edge around this person, but you still want them to like you. You find yourself writing off most of their questionable behavior as accidental...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Currently I'm in a relationship based on lies. My b.f.. I find out is a cross dresser. Now honestly it doesn't turn me on to see him this way. I find cheap issues dressers over...
    soco51 soco51 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    Something has been weighing on me. I appreciate EP giving me somewhere to vent. I REALLY appreciate the thoughtful and kind people who banter back and forth with me. I do wish so...
    babalulu babalulu 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    It's so strange how I only recently realised this kind of thing actually had a name and was even a "thing"! I always knew I needed something a little out of the ordinary, different...
    OwnedByDaddy OwnedByDaddy 41-45, F Jan 28

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    Past few months i broke up with my fiancee all that white dress dream vanished , he changed on me he was verbally abusing me , call me fat * which I'm not * , ... Etc ,. Until i...
    rooodii rooodii 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I've never really talked about it except to people I'm closest to, so here goes nothin. When we started dating he treated me like I was precious and gave me attention i had never...
    SnowWhite87 SnowWhite87 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    I have been through two abusive relationships, I am out now and safe. I want to tell everyone out there that no abuse is exceptable no matter if it's emotional physical or sexaul...
    chockywhockydoda chockywhockydoda 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I just had a dream where I met someone beautiful, intelligent and awesome. We got on so well, probably because they were a reflection of me. I love these kind of dreams because it...
    sancarn sancarn 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    yes I do believe ldr can work. only if both partners in the relationship are willing to make an effort. when the connection between you and your partner is so strong distance doesn...
    verronicat verronicat 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    My girlfriend and I have a very mature relationship and we have a very happy relationship for the most part however my girlfriend at times has been scolding me and raising her...
    esoterc777 esoterc777 36-40, M Jan 26

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    2 very interesting articles. Is this you? ANXIOUS ATTACHMENT IN RELATIONSHIPS: Unlike securely attached couples, people with an anxious attachment tend to be desperate to form...
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma 36-40, M Jan 26

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    All or none has been my philosophy regarding relationships. And you never know how it would turn out. Either you get heart breaks or the most sweet relationship ever. So don't be...
    Iamaloner25 Iamaloner25 22-25, M Jan 26

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    Last night was one of those nights when I really took a moment with my thoughts. I rolled in from work about 7pm. Zero lights on in the house. So I figure no one is home. But as I...
    babalulu babalulu 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm annoyed by myself for constantly wanting this. Honestly, I don't want an actual relationship, I just want a girl friend who's sensitive and kinda weird as me and wouldn't judge...
    iamofnothing iamofnothing 16-17, M 1 Response